Email to city council requesting bike person

  • Martin.thomas@norfolk.gov
  • Courtney.doyle@norfolk.gov
  • mamie.johnson@norfolk.gov
  • paul.riddick@norfolk.gov
  • andria.mcclellan@norfolk.gov
  • Danica.royster@norfolk.gov
  • thomas.smigiel@norfolk.gov
  • mayor@norfolk.gov
  • and please bcc bikeorf@gmail.com

Below is a Sample Email: copy – paste – edit – send – done

NOTE: It is best to send this letter in the body of an email and NOT in a
separate attached document.

Date

Dear City Council:

I am a resident of ———- [Neighborhood in Norfolk]. I support the funding of a city staff member who is focused on micromodal issues and transportation. I travel around the city— [Fill in 2-3 sentences that show your travels by bicycle, on foot, on scooter, skateboard, wheelchair, walker or other micro-mode of transportation. Show perhaps the neighborhoods, business/ restaurant destinations, recreational activities, commutes to work/ school.]. I feel a staff member whose job is focused on these modes will–[Fill in 2-3 sentences about your hope to see more infrastructure, more repair/ maintenance of facilities, and/ or someone who is purposeful about seeking community support for completing the 2015 Strategic Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan].

Thank you for your support of bike, pedestrian, and other active modes of transportation.
Feel free to contact me with questions.

Sincerely,

[Your Name]

Mailing address [very important to show which Ward you live in]

[Phone number/ email]

[Perhaps attach a picture showing your exploits by bike, on foot, on scooter, with a walker, etc.]